The Stamping Plant

Stamping Plant
Feb 26, 2021 Although Studebaker bought larger stampings from outside vendors, it produced many smaller stamped parts, such as hoods, oil pans, gas tanks, and fenders in-house Huge presses, some capable of generating 750 tons of force, shaped sheets of metal into the necessary components Studebaker’s stamping plant continued as a automotive production Read More →

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The Machine Shop

machine shop
Dec 15, 2020 Studebaker’s Machine Shop covered over nine acres and turned rough castings and forgings into finished parts Many of the processes were handled by automated machinery Engine blocks, for example, travelled through a series of machines that milled and finished mating surfaces and drilled and tapped over 100 holes Each process required Read More →

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A Trip Through the Studebaker Factory

Studebaker Factory Tour Guests
Dec 15, 2020 “We at Studebaker are pleased to welcome you as our guest on this trip through our South Bend plants We earnestly hope that you will enjoy your visit with us, and that it will give you some conception of the care and accuracy employed it the mass production of Studebaker products” The preceding statement is from a souvenir booklet given Read More →

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